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Specialist fields (in extracts)

  • Treatment of all congenital and acquired heart defects in children
  • Catheter interventions
  • Rhythmology
  • Echocardiography
  • CT and MRI
  • Norwood, Glenn and Fontan procedures

Curriculum vitae (in extracts)

1987 — Medical degree (Leipzig University)
1991 — Research-based doctorate (Leipzig University)
2008 — Habilitation (Leipzig University) & Associate professor (Leipzig University)
2010 — Visiting professorship (University of Belgrade, Serbia)
2010 — Offer of full professorship, RWTH Aachen University, declined
2011 — Offer of full professorship, University of Münster, declined
2011 — Offer of full Professorship, Leipzig University, accepted effective since 01-12-2011
1987 – 1992 — Pediatric Resident, Leipzig University
1992 – 1994 — Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology, Leipzig University
1994 – 2000 — Attending Physician, German Heart Institute, Berlin
2000 – 2009 — Attending Physician and Director of Pediatric Catheterization Laboratory, Heart Center, Leipzig University
2009 – 2011 — Acting Head of Pediatric Cardiology, Heart Center, Leipzig University
Since 2011 — Head of Pediatric Cardiology, Heart Center, Leipzig University
Since 2011 — Co-Chairman, Leipzig Heart Center branch of the nationwide EMAH network for adult patients with congenital heart defects


Member, Association for European Pediatric Cardiology Fellow

Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention

Vice-President, German Society of Pediatric Cardiology (DGPK)

Member, German Cardiac Society (DGK)

German Society for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery (DGTHG)

German Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine (DGKJ)

German Society of Ultrasound in Medicine (DEGUM)

European Society of Cardiology

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